Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Enjoy a Slice of Hamm on Toast ; PICK OF THE DAY

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Enjoy a Slice of Hamm on Toast ; PICK OF THE DAY

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TOAST OF LONDON (Channel 4, 10.30pm) MAD Men's dashing lead Jon Hamm just oozes charm and charisma. Since playing super cool advertising exec Don Draper in the hit show, he's had everyone falling at his feet.

But not Steven Toast, the pompous actor in this comedy penned by its star Matt Berry.

In this excellently titled episode (Hamm on Toast, obvs), when Toast hears his agent Jane is meeting Hamm - yes, the actual Jon Hamm - for a drink, he is totally unimpressed.

Hamm is apparently a big fan of British comedy, and mates with Berry, hence the cameo.

"He's not charismatic, it's a myth," Toast insists.

But just then Hamm walks through the door of the bar and Toast is blown away. A complete mess. In fact he can barely string a sentence together.

Even when gorgeous actress and model Pooky sidles up to him asking for tips, he's not remotely interested. …

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